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Working with MongoDB

There are often times that you will be called upon in your journey to assist in the testing of a new technology. In this hands-on lab, you will be installing MongoDB. Once it has been installed, you will be bulk inserting data to be used by your Dev team for testing.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon May 24, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install MongoDB version 4.0

    1. Add the YUM repository for the repo as sudo:

      sudo su
      cat << EOF > /etc/yum.repos.d/mongodb-org-4.0.repo
      name=MongoDB Repository 
    2. Install and start MongoDB:

      yum install -y mongodb-org
      service mongod start
  2. Challenge

    Insert the test data located in /home/cloud_user/data/cities.csv

    1. As the regular user, run the mongoimport command:

      mongoimport -d cities -c cityinfo --type CSV --file '/home/cloud_user/data/cities.csv' --headerline
  3. Challenge

    Validate that the data has the required entries

    1. This is done from the mongo shell:

      use cities

      This should return four records.

    2. Exit the mongo shell.

    3. Exit the server.

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